Contemporary Issues in Criminal Law and Procedure

15 points

Not offered 2022, offered in 2020

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Selected topics of current importance in criminal law, drawn from the following list: gender issues in criminal law; dealing with insanity and intellectual disability in criminal cases; consent in sexual offences and offences against the person; offences involving alcohol and drugs; self-defence and the use of force in the defence of property; state powers of search and seizure; prosecutorial discretion and the initiation of proceedings; computer crime; terrorism-related offences; changes to pre-trial and trial proceedings including inquisitorial trials; double jeopardy; interference with criminal proceedings (including both offences against justice and contempt of court).


60 points at 200 level, including either CRJU202 or LAWS202, from Schedule C to the Bachelor of Criminal Justice degree regulations.


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